Paul Edward Tackett, Sr.
June 3, 1964 – May 29, 2017
Paul Edward Tackett, Sr., known fondly as “Ed,” age 52, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 29, 2017.
A native Delawarean, Paul was born in Wilmington on June 3, 1964, and was the son of Palmer C. and Margery (Parker) Tackett. He made his career as a roofer in the construction industry for many years.
An avid outdoorsman, Paul loved both hunting and fishing. He was happiest in the company of his beloved family. Paul will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
He was preceded in death by his father, Palmer. Paul is survived by his mother, Margery; sons, Paul E. Tackett, Jr. and Benjamin B. Tackett; sisters, Pamela Harter, Deborah Porta, and Brenda Tackett; and many nieces and nephews.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11:00 am until 12 Noon on Friday, June 2, 2017 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE 19720, where a funeral service will begin at 12 Noon. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to assist the family with funeral expenses in care of Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, at the address listed above.